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Inside Auckland’s Growing Chinese Music and Arts Subculture

"This is not just a one-off thing, it’s just the start,” musician and designer Wade Wu says. Karangahape Road’s Thirsty Dog Tavern is ful... Read more

Wellington Newsletter June 2018

Dear members, Please find attached the New Zealand China Friendship Society Wellington Branch's monthly newsletter for June. 2018 June mon... Read more

Luke Qin competing in the 2018 Sky Tower Stair Challenge.

1103 STEPS, 51 FLOORS, 30KG OF KIT, ONE BIG CAUSE Congratulations to our National Vice President & Wellington Branch Honorary Advisor... Read more

Christchurch May Newsletter 2018

Hi Members and friends of the society, Click here to view the May Newsletters -NZCFS Newsletter May 2018 Read more

The Nirvana of China

When I say ‘Nirvana’, I am not referring to the Buddhism concept of transcendence but the American band. The Chinese band I am referring to... Read more

7 of China’s more interesting laws.

Later in 2018 the NZCFS will arrange a Lawyers tour to China. The tour will give New Zealand legal practitioners a chance to learn about th... Read more

Tencent: the first Asian company to reach the $500 billion club

Tencent, currently China’s most valuable company, became the first Asian firm to ever enter the exclusive club of companies worth more than... Read more

Chengdu named China’s happiest city

According to a recent survey by Oriental Outlook Magazine Chengdu is the happiest city in China. The magazine has been running the survey s... Read more

Hukou Reform

China’s Hukou (Houshold Registration, or also known as Internal Passport) system is one of the most pressing areas for policy reform. ... Read more

Chinese Breakfasts

Chinese Breakfasts Breakfast dishes in China widely differ from region to region. Chinese people usually eat soybean milk and deep-fr... Read more

Why not learn Chinese?

Mandarin is the main language of China. it’s also spoken in Hong Kong (China), Macao (China), Malaysia, Singapore and Chinese communities in... Read more

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